Farming near Granada, Spain

DONE BY: Isabella Bradford-Johnson | Honley High School, Manchester Metropolitan University | Manchester, U.K. 

HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: www.workaway.info

LENGTH: 3 weeks

LOCATION: About an hour from the city of Granada, Spain

FUN: ★★★☆☆

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★☆☆

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE: 

  • 9:00am: wake up
  • 9:45-11:00: work (mainly involved digging a 250 meter tunnel/weeding on the vineyard)
  • 11:00-:11:30: break
  • 11:30-2:00: work
  • 2:00-3:00: lunch
  • 5:00-7:00 work

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE: 

Cleaning, washing dishes. digging tunnel, weeding on vineyard, weeding vegetable garden

HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 25

IN EXCHANGE OF WORK, PROVIDES: 

  • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Shared apartment with 3 other volunteers.

TOP TIPS: 

Bring walking boots, good books and old clothes.

BEST WAY TO CONTACT THIS PLACE, IF INTERESTED: 

Look up Sarah and John's cortijo in Granada, Spain on www.workaway.info

MOST MEANINGFUL LESSON TAKEN AWAY: 

Some people aren't very nice, probably because of their own insecurities. Try not to take things personally.

 

Jiyoung Jeong